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What are the different types of hepatitis?

What are the different types of hepatitis?

Hepatitis 'types': Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. This can be due to viruses (hepatitis a, b, c, d or e; epstein-barr, CMV etc) or fat or alcohol or iron or copper deposition or other 'storage diseases' or medications or autoimmune diseases or genetic causes or combinations etc. So - a thorough workup is usually indicated. If left untreated hepatitis from any cause has the potential for complications. ...Read more

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Hepatitis C (Definition)

An infection caused by the hepatitis C virus that attacks the liver and ...Read more


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How many different types of HIV antibody tests are there?

How many different types of HIV antibody tests are there?

Probably 4.: There are 4 known ways of testing for HIV and probably more being developed. Initial testing is by elisa (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay), and if positive, confirmed by western blot or immunofluorescence assay (ifa). Less often, nucleic acid testing can help in diagnosis, but can be inconclusive due to insufficient sample, so another is collected and tested. ...Read more

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What're the types of viral hepatitis?

What're the types of viral hepatitis?

A through E: Of the viruses causing hepatitis as the main manifestation, there are five. A and e are spread fecal-orally usually thru contaminated water or food. The others are spread thru blood and body fluids. ...Read more

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Types of herpes?

Types of herpes?

8 in humans: There are 25 known herpes viruse, 8 of which infect humans. The types are: 1, cold sores; 2 genital herpes; ebv mononucleosis; CMV causes retinitis in hiv; varicella causes chickenpox and shingles; herpes virus 6 causes roseola; and herpes virus 8 causes kaposi's sarcoma. ...Read more

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What number of different types of aids medication brands are availalble in total?

What number of different types of aids medication brands are availalble in total?

Aids meds: Go to drugs.com and you will find answer. There are many and many combos. Changes every day so cannot give you correct humber today. ...Read more

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What are the different types of auto-immune blood diseases?

What are the different types of auto-immune blood diseases?

At least 63: Antiphospholipid syndrome autoimmune addison’s disease autoimmune hemolytic anemia autoimmune hepatitis autoimmune inner ear disease autoimmune lymphoproliferative  syndrome (alps) autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura (atp) behcet’s disease bullous pemphigoid cardiomyopathy celiac sprue-dermatitis chronic fatigue syndrome immune deficiency syndrome (cfids) and many more. ...Read more

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What types of treatment exist for multiple myeloma and other plasma cell cancer types?

What types of treatment exist for multiple myeloma and other plasma cell cancer types?

"Many": Myeloma and other plasma cell dyscrasia treatments has evolved from standard cytotoxic approaches (eg mp, vad, hypercvad) to "novel" therapies. Immunomodulatory drugs (imids) - eg thalidomide, lenalolidomide, pomalidomide proteasome inhibitors - eg, bortezomib, carfilzomib, etc other: hsp90 inhibitors, hdaci, b-raf, etc. Over the last few years multiple new drugs have been approved for myeloma. ...Read more

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What are the indications of using interferon alpha in case of viral hepatitis?

What are the indications of using interferon alpha in case of viral hepatitis?

Progressive HCV: Although i was a coauthor on the first report of using interferon for hepatitis b, there is now oral and more effective therapy. It, so far, is still used in combination with other therapy for progressive hepatitis c based on a variety of parameters including liver biopsy and certain blood tests. Many, perhaps most people with chronic hcv die with it but not of it. ...Read more

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What are the main modes of transmission of infectious diseases?

What are the main modes of transmission of infectious diseases?

Really variable: Please let us know the particular disease so that we can provide you with that information. Can re-ask. ...Read more

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What are the different types of HPV ?

What are the different types of HPV ?

HPV: There are hundreds of different serotypes of hpv. What matters though is whether the hpv is low risk for cancer (6, 11) or high risk for cancer (16, 18, 31, 33, 37 ...). ...Read more

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What are the different types of cholestatic liver disease?

What are the different types of cholestatic liver disease?

Cholestasis: Huge number. Anything that can cause disruption of hepatic injury. See a board certified hepatologist. These are often treatable. ...Read more

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Are there different types of antidepressants for particular types of depression?

Are there different types of antidepressants for particular types of depression?

Yes: Melancholic depression responds best to tricyclic antidepressants (ads). Atypical depression responds best to monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Bipolar depression responds best to various combinations of atypical antipsychotics +/- ads. Winter depression responds best to light treatment. Psychotic depression requires an antipsychotic + ads. Psychotherapy is best for mild to moderate depressions. ...Read more

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How many kinds of hepatitis are there?

5: The viral hepatitis types (viral infections where the major manifestation is in the liver) are a, b, c, d and e. ...Read more

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Is the testing different for different types of hemophilia?

Is the testing different for different types of hemophilia?

Not really: A comprehensive hemophilia testing will detect the different deficiencies. ...Read more

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Are there different types of jaundice?

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Are there different types of jaundice?

Jaundice: Pre-hepatic, hepatic & post-hepatic (cholestatic).

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What are the different types of leukemia?

What are the different types of leukemia?

How much do you want: There are 4 classical types of leukemia; They can be Acute or chronic and Lymphoid cell type or myeloid cell type. Tell us what is the real reason you want to know about this? ...Read more

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Are there different types of cervical cancer?

Are there different types of cervical cancer?

The most: Common cervical cancer is squamous, but there are adenocarcinomas as well. Some aggresively grow locally, some are slower. A few are capable of distant travel. Early detection and treatment are key to successful treatmnet and cure. ...Read more

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What different types of sickle cell exist?

What different types of sickle cell exist?

SS, SC, Sb-thal: The letters refer to the form of the beta globin gene (a is normal, s is sickle cell, c is another form of beta globin). Ss is severe homozygous sickle cell anemia. Sc. Is moderately severe form. S-beta-thalassemia is variable disease where one beta globin is sickle and the other has a different mutation that reduces the amount of normal a made. Beta zero makes no a; it results in severe disease. ...Read more

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What are the different types of kidney cancer?

What are the different types of kidney cancer?

Quite a few: 2 most common kidney cancers in adults are renal cell, tumor of the functioning cells of kidney & transitional cell cancer, tumor of kidney lining. Children get wilm's tumors, which can even be congenital. Then there are sarcomatous cancers rare liposarcomas & leomyosarcomas, also neuroblastomas can arise in kidney. Cancers elsewhere in body can metastacise to kidney and present as kidney cancer. ...Read more

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